[ fluhsh-dekt ]

  1. having a weather deck flush with the hull.

Origin of flush-decked

First recorded in 1620–30

Words Nearby flush-decked

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How to use flush-decked in a sentence

  • Ships which have their only gun-deck running fore and aft for the same height all along are called flush-decked ships.

  • Racked into a flush-decked recess on one side of the hull was a crane arm with a two-hundred-ton lift capacity.

    Code Three | Rick Raphael
  • She was flush-decked, and sat high in the water, with a freeboard of nearly five feet.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate | Freeman Wills Crofts
  • She was a flush-decked vessel or corvette—large for that class of craft, with very square yards.

  • flush-decked vessels are thus termed, in contradistinction to the deep-waisted.

    The Sailor's Word-Book | William Henry Smyth